Television

With ‘Uncharted,’ Gordon Ramsay proves he’s indeed no Anthony Bourdain. At least not yet.

Gordon Ramsay has a new TV series, the appropriately self-referential “Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted,” and it’s clearly aiming to fill the food-travelogue void left behind by the late Anthony Bourdain,...

DATE: July 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Game of Thrones’ earns a record-breaking 32 Emmy Award nods

LOS ANGELES – HBO’s “Game of Thrones” slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Disney cancels premiere after death of star Cameron Boyce

LOS ANGELES – Disney Channel has canceled the red-carpet premiere of its movie “Descendants 3” after the death of 20-year-old star Cameron Boyce. Disney Channel said in a statement Thursday that...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Rip Torn of ‘Larry Sanders Show,’ ‘Men in Black,’ dies at 88

LOS ANGELES – Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in television, theater, and movies, such as “Men in Black,” and win an Emmy in his 60s...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Alaska Native girl leads animated kids TV show in U.S. first

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup – foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditions. Now, the...

DATE: July 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Laugh-in’ comedic actor Arte Johnson dies at 90

LOS ANGELES – Actor Arte Johnson, who won an Emmy for comedy sketch work on the television show “Laugh-In,” has died in Los Angeles. He was 90. Family representative Harlan Boll says Johnson died...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Climate-change anxiety is now a part of growing up: Pop culture has caught on

The kids are anxious. Can you blame them? In a nation inundated with news of mass shootings and the separation of migrant families, the youngest generation must also learn to cope with the...

DATE: June 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ co-star Beth Chapman dies of cancer

HONOLULU – Beth Chapman, who co-starred with her husband on the “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV show and later spoke out against some bail reform measures as leader of a national bail agents’...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘The Office’ to leave Netflix for NBCUniversal in Jan. 2021

NEW YORK – Netflix’s announcement that NBC’s hit show “The Office” will be pulled from its lineup after 2020 and head to NBCUniversal’s upcoming service is the latest example of jockeying between...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Jeopardy!’ producer: ‘Appropriate’ action planned in leak of James Holzhauer’s loss

This past weekend, “Jeopardy!” executive producer Harry Friedman was looking forward to Monday, when millions of viewers would eagerly tune in to see if phenom James Holzhauer would break champion...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Chicago librarian dethrones record-shattering ‘Jeopardy!’ champ

Emma Boettcher has spent a lot of time thinking about what makes a “Jeopardy!” clue difficult. The 70-page final paper she wrote in 2016 as the capstone for her master’s degree in information...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Nat Geo’s ‘Hot Zone’ runs cold on action

This goes out to those co-workers who leave damp paper towels on the floor of the office bathroom because they’re too afraid to touch the door handle after they wash their hands. You know who you...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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